The biggest transfer news in Indian Football now is the signing of Costa Rican world cup star Jhonny Acosta who started all 3 of their games by East Bengal and potential arrival of other World Cuppers mainly Iranian captain Masoud Shojaei.
It was first reported by Indian footballs most Reputed journalist Marcus Mergulhao about potential arrivals of several world cuppers and his news has come true with East Bengal’s announcement of Jhonny Acosta.
Not just an Iranian World Cup player. Lots of them in talks with Indian clubs. Iran, Morocco, Panama, Costa Rica, even Uruguay. #Indianfootball https://t.co/Zn8NY94fOH
— Marcus Mergulhao (@MarcusMergulhao) July 10, 2018
Other players who are in talks are Iranian captain Masoud Shojaei with FC Goa and Panama’s defensive midfielder Gabriel Gomez who is also their most capped player. Uruguayan legend Cristian Rodriguez was also open to join ISL but his asking prize equals transfer budget of many teams.
? Machans, we are excited to announce the appointment of Englishman Paul Groves as namma Assistant Coach! ?
Read More: ➡️ https://t.co/3eOo72ATTX #PoduMachiGoalu #WelcomePaul pic.twitter.com/9YnUcxeD0U
— Chennaiyin F.C. ?? (@ChennaiyinFC) July 9, 2018
Chennaiyin FC have announced signing of Paul Groves as their assistant coach, He was previously incharge of AFC Bournmouth and has worked with several other English clubs.
Iain Hume has announced that he has left Kerala Blasters a season after he joined them. Hume is the highest goalscorer in ISL history and had a good season with Blasters before an injury sidelined him for the rest of the season.
Kerala have also announced signing of forwards Matej Poplatnik and Slavisa Stojanovic both had amazing seasons at Slovenia and Serbia respectively.
Adding more firepower to the front line, say hello to our Balkan beast in yellow!#KeralaBlasters #NammudeSwantham #WelcomeMatej pic.twitter.com/ExDzB5eEIn
— Kerala Blasters FC (@KeralaBlasters) July 8, 2018
According to Scottish media Austin MacPhee is in the running for the FC Pune City job. The 38-year-old is currently the assistant manager of Scottish Premiership club Hearts of Midlotian and has been officially granted permission to speak to FCPC. The club has also signed Gurtej Singh, Deigo Carlos and Marko Stankovic for the upcoming season.
Other news include Minerva signing Japanese striker Yu Kuboki and Mumbai City FC signing Shouvik Gosh.